Monday, December 5, 2011

Minnesota Theft Crimes (Explained)

Theft offenses can range from Shoplifting, which is a often cited as misdemeanor, all the way up to Aggravated Theft of Property, which is a felony.

Regardless of the charges you or someone you love may be facing pertaining to Theft, odds are you will need the services of an experienced Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney who focuses his practice on these types of crimes to ensure that your rights are upheld and that your future isn't ruined.

What You Should Do?

If you are facing theft charges in Minnesota, I'd advise you to contact the Rolloff Law Office as soon as possible.  The quicker you have an attorney involved in the handling of your case, the more effective he can be and the better the results may be for the outcome of your case. I'm a former prosecutor who has worked dozens of these cases - from both sides of the aisle.  I am in a unique position to help you fight these charges and/or earn you the best possible outcome.  Call today to set up a FREE consultation: (612) 234-1165.

Why You Should Do That

Theft charges will follow if you take control of another's property or services with the purpose of trying to deprive them of it without their permission - through the use of force, deception, threat, or intimidation. The seriousness of the charges and the penalties these accusations carry will depend on the facts of your case, including the value of the goods, property, or services that was stolen. The charges will be elevated even further under specific circumstances, such as theft involving the elderly, disabled persons, theft of a firearm, or theft involving drugs.

In order to protect yourself in court and minimize the adverse consequences, it is in your best interests to consult with an experienced Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney who has the knowledge and skills to aggressively defend you. against these charges.

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